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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> budget for the pentagon and other programs will be slashed next year. republicans and democrats said they will try to avoid that at all costs. we found while it could spell financial disaster, many people don't know what the fiscal cliff means to them. ktvu's tom vacar is live with how the outcome could effect all of us. >> reporter: the railroad is upgrading the tracks. but we are near the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> i don't. >> reporter: do you know what the fiscal cliff is? >> the fiscal cliff? no. i haven't heard of that. >> i haven't a clue what a fiscal cliff is. >> never heard of that term. >> reporter: you will and soon. >> enormous changes that are scheduled to happen around new year's day. >> the president and congress passed a law. absent a deal, tax increases for everyone. massive budget cuts and a reduction of the federal budget. >> large cuts in defense spending. large cuts in non-defense spending. what that means is the government will buy fewer things. hundreds of billions of dollars less. >> reporter: government will have
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
share sensitive information. people we talked with today say the seal should have followed pentagon rule. >> if you want to play the game you have to play by the rules. they accepted the rules. so i think maybe it's slightly an overreaction these guys are obviously very brave and heroic. but they still have to play by the rules. >> the members of seal team six including one who reportedly participated in the bin laden raid were reprimanded and docked pay. >>> as the nation pauses to honor our military veterans this sunday a report shows veterans have been hit with what you might call a triple whammy. u.s. military members have lived through two wars overseas and a recession at home. the report found that that's led to several big problems. homelessness with almost 70,000 veterans living on the street. access to mental healthcare at a time when the suicide rate among veterans is soaring is difficult. >> sometimes veterans from iraq and afghanistan are so traumatized they t can be difficult for them to function in normal society. tonight a story about a unique program for veterans that inc
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
allen, the top commander in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking into his email communications with jill kelley, the florida socialite whose complaints uncovered the petraeus affair. >>> if you are walking around flashing a pricy smartphone, get ready for a wake-up call. gadgets thefts are spiking all over the bay area. cbs 5 reporter da lin explains the problem isn't just the thieves. it's also us. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned
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